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Opinion: Yeats' poetry helped shape Ireland and appears on the Leaving Cert - now the Yeats Society is under threat
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Opinion: Yeats' poetry helped shape Ireland and appears on the Leaving Cert - now the Yeats Society is under threat

Jun 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,105 Views 14 Comments

Susan O’Keeffe of the Yeats Society Sligo charts the influence of the great poet on Irish life and highlights the Society’s struggle to survive the pandemic.

State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife
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State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife

Sep 27th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,447 Views 44 Comments

In the past two years, the State has spent €4 million on archive material once belonging to the great Irish poet.

Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING
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# Dead And Gone

Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING

Jun 10th 2016, 10:41 AM 10,944 Views 3 Comments

Their Leaving Cert hopes are dead and gone; they’re with O’Leary in the grave.

This Irish Times letter will delight anyone who ever sat the Leaving Cert
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This Irish Times letter will delight anyone who ever sat the Leaving Cert

Jul 27th 2015, 9:58 PM 10,818 Views 1 Comment

Well played.

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
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People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,065 Views 9 Comments

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

A hunting lodge on the Lake Isle of Inis Free is for sale...
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A hunting lodge on the Lake Isle of Inis Free is for sale...

Jul 16th 2015, 6:25 PM 9,095 Views 0 Comments

Will you arise and go (view it) now?

What else could I get for... the €725,000 pricetag on this former hunting lodge in Leitrim
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What else could I get for... the €725,000 pricetag on this former hunting lodge in Leitrim

Jun 25th 2015, 5:45 PM 3,236 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €725,000 would get you around the rest of the country.

Interactive map tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous poets
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Interactive map tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous poets

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 7,716 Views 6 Comments

It’s the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth today.

What else could I get for the €295,000 home of... Lady Gregory's driver
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What else could I get for the €295,000 home of... Lady Gregory's driver

Mar 5th 2015, 6:25 PM 3,368 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what around €295,000 would get you around the rest of the country.

Open thread: What's your favourite WB Yeats poem?
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Open thread: What's your favourite WB Yeats poem?

Jan 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,694 Views 62 Comments

Yeats died 75 years ago today but his work is still being studied in schools across the country. Are there any lines still floating around in your heads from your schooldays?

Personal sketchbooks of Jack B Yeats go on public display for first time
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Personal sketchbooks of Jack B Yeats go on public display for first time

Feb 3rd 2013, 1:07 PM 5,794 Views 1 Comment

The exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland brings together – for the first time – a selection more than 150 of Yeats’ personal sketches, which the artist created over the years 1897 to 1955.

Get your Soundings out… it’s a secondary school English test
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Get your Soundings out… it’s a secondary school English test

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 17,993 Views 43 Comments

Do you know your sonnets from your soliloquies?